of cal berkeley where she is the development director of the chief schuster earl institute. welcome to the war room. >> glad to be here. >> michael: what do you make of his new stance? >> i think it's really a revelation, and i welcome yesterday's g.o.p. autopsy report. i think it is a recognition that if the republicans intend to be a national party, they have got to broaden their appeal to the fastest growing part of the electorate. but words are only one thing. let's see what they do in terms of actually voting for immigration reform. >> michael: yes, because they very rarely--if they intend to be a national party, they rarely do the things that would make you think that they actually intend what you say. that this is one of those words not deed things, it sounds like to me. >> absolutely. i read something this afternoon that just made my blood boil, which was a letter from--it's eight senators g.o.p. senators patrick leahy chair of the judiciary committee asking them to slow down the process on immigration reform. it's such a big issue that the public really needed to debate it.